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From Escaping the Holocaust to Creating a Popcorn Empire in Bangalore

Bangalore In Stories

  • 01/12/2021
  • 14 min

About this Episode

Popcorn first became available in India in the 1950s. The duo that brought the snack to the country braved genocide, Siberian labour camps, and many treacherous journeys before setting out on their entrepreneurial journey. On the first episode of the Bangalore In Stories podcast, we speak with Ms. Ingrid Everall, who watched her parents establish a popcorn empire in India in the unlikeliest of circumstances. A PodMacha Studios production.Contribute to Charlie's Animal Rescue Centre (CARE) at this link.  Say hello: Bangalore In Stories on InstagramPodMacha on InstagramResources: 1. Jackie and Tania - The Indian Quarterly2. India's ‘Popcorn King’ Winning Friends for an American Habit; Uses U.S. Seed to Produce Half‐Million Pounds of Corn a Year—Owns 30 Popping‐Vending Machines - The New York Times